Designed to spark a national conversation about reading, literacy, and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us, the Great American Read is an eight-part PBS series and nationwide competition that explores the joy of books and the power of reading through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved books, as voted on by the public.
Local scholars will provide commentary on common themes of American literature. This week, Dr. Jenni Lieberman will speak on the theme of Villains and Monsters
This program begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 9 in the Hicks Auditorium at the Main Library. Free and open to the public.